Archived News: June-July 2015

NMC/Regulatory Update: Sir Bruce Keogh update on review of professional codes of practice ; RCN response to NMC Revalidation Pilot ; Openness and honesty when things go wrong: the professional duty of candour ; Joint guidance on duty of candour ; Renew NMC on line ; Video introduction to new Code ; Subscribe to the NMC Newsfeed

HCPC Update: Claim tax back on your registration fee ; Latest In Focus

Live in Wales? See Wales integrates health and social care- read more on your own eNWI page;

Live in Scotland? See New Health Bill published - more Scottish news on your own Scotland Page

Live in Northern Ireland? Innovation and transformation are key drivers to reforming health and social care - See this and more news on your own Northern Ireland page

Live in England?See Seventeen 'healthcare pioneers' selected and Pharmacists given access to SCR - read more news below or look on your own area page

Publications/articles of interest this month:Four step app 'endorsement' process ; Ireland eHealth Strategy ; 'Diagnostic cloud' for NW London ; Viewpoint: Reconsidering accountability in an age of integrated care ; The new Health & Social Care Economy: Full Report ; The organisation and delivery of health improvement in general practice and primary care: a scoping study ; Ireland plans five year e-health journey

Web Sites and Apps of interest this month; A Yellow Card smartphone app has been launched for people to report problems with medicines ; Migraine App ; Molescope ; 10,000 patients using Emis PHR ; NHS Symptom Checker

Education/Training: eHealth Case Studies from Northern Ireland ; Commissioning for Providers ; Examples of outstanding practice for GPs

e-records this month:;

Information Governance: GP system suppliers data request dropped ; HSCIC confident in care.data ;

Personal Health records/Personal Health: Patient access to coded GP info by April ; 10,000 patients using Emis PHR ; NHS developing PHR adoption strategy ; Cambridge to use MyChart PHR ; Cancer patients get records access ;

England: NME exit plans less risky with year left ; Brighton Alert in outpatients ; Southern trusts paid £27m tech funding ; Newcastle tracks paper notes ; North Tees now on Trak for September ; Cerner trusts stick with system

Wales: Wales rolls-out patient portal ; Betsi Cadwaladr to implement Myrddin ;

CCG's/Commissioning/Quality Monitoring this month: Commissioning for Providers ; CQC publishes examples of outstanding practice in new online toolkit for GPs ; Transforming our health care systemTen priorities for commissioners

Integrated Services/data this month: Solihull partners on population health ; Manchester live with integrated record ; Merseyside shares 5.5m records in a year ; Open source 'super CIC' created ; Wales integrates health and social care ; Different payment approaches to support new care models ;

Work in Telephone consultation/telehealth? CQC plans to inspect 111 services ; West Midlands CCGs axe 111 procurement ; NHS 111 here to stay - NHS England ; NHS 111 goes online

Work in an acute hospital or ambulance service? Oxford cuts blood cost with e-requesting ; Endoscopy nurses code in clinic ; Patient Safety Alert on ambulance dispatch and satellite navigation systems ;

Work in primary/community care? October target for e-discharge ; Cambridge to use MyChart PHR ; New E-Referral Service still has issues ; Cardiff community staff use netbooks ; Lone Worker Report

Work with children and young people? National report sheds light on health and wellbeing of young people